Amber Cina drove in the lone run as Windsor edged visiting Chenango Forks, 1-0, in a Section 4 Class B semifinal softball game on Thursday.
A pitchers’ duel between Chenango Forks’ Kylee Warner and Windsor’s Paige Rauch kept the game scoreless until the fourth inning. Jordyn Steele got the Black Knights started with a single to right-center. With two outs, Cina hit a double to left field, scoring Steele from first base.
Windsor loaded the bases in the second inning, but Warner forced three straight outs. Liz Wickizer and Steele started with two straight hits and Cassidy Smith walked, but Warner settled in and forced a groundout, struck out a batter and forced a fly out to end the inning.
“She (Warner) did a great job pitching out of the jam,” said Windsor head coach Bill Waldron.
In the seventh, Chenango Forks’ Maddie Fiore had a lead-off single to left field and reached second base on sacrifice bunt by Tori Transue, but Ruach forced a flyout and ended the game on a strikeout.
Rauch struck out 10 batters, walked one and allowed three hits, while Steele had two hits and a run scored. Warner scattered five hits and posted four strikeouts.
Windsor will face the winner of Thomas A. Edison and Susquehanna Valley in the championship on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the BAGSAI Complex.
Deposit 10, Hancock 0: At Deposit, MaKenzie Stiles tossed a one-hitter, striking out 12 and walking one to earn the victory. She gave up the hit in the second inning and walked one in the seventh. Kylie Papagelos homered in the third inning. Kyra Martin and Remington Doty both had a double with RBIs.
Deposit will Play Afton in the Section 4 Class D finals on Saturday.
Track and Field
Susquehanna Valley won the Section 4 Class B boys Track and Field Championship with 156 points, followed by Johnson City (86) and Maine-Endwell (77).
SV won four events, with Richard Buchanan clocking in at 4 minutes, 24.02 seconds in the 1,600 meters, Alex Whitney finishing at 10:27.70 in the steeplechase, Jake Hawley finishing at 59.11 in the 400 hurdles and the 400 relay team of Hawley, Bruce Canady, Joseph Hoskins and Marquis Jackson with a time of 45.54.
For JC, Jean-Woudson Jean-Fran won the 100 (11:48) and 200 (23.14), while Neil Casimir won the 400 (52.62) and Kenneth Johns won the long jump (18-09).
For M-E, Dan Schaffer placed first in the 3,200 meter (9:32.03) and the high jump (6-08) while Michael Palmer won the 110 hurdles (15.58).
On the girls side, Waverly earned first place with 138 points, with Norwich following in second (120) and Maine-Endwell in third (74).
Elle Nittinger won two events for Waverly, capturing first in the in the 800 meters (2:26.92) and the 3,200 relay with teammates Daylen Smith, Stephanie Hyland and Kaylee Uhl (10:14.49).
Maine-Endwell had three first-place finishers — Ali Zanni in the 3,000 (11:35), Alex Laubert in the 100 hurdles (15.77) and Jaden Finch in the discus (111-01).